Elwood Wayne Laws, age 70, passed away September 16, 1992, after a valiant battle with cancer.
He was born Nov. 5, 1921, in Blanding, Utah, the youngest of seven children, to Julian Asa and Lucy Cordelia Johnson Laws. Wayne and Lola Jean Kartchner were married and sealed for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake LDS Temple Sept. 4, 1942. He served his country three years during World War II, in the U.S. Navy Seabees, and did not see his first child, Linden, until he was almost two-years-old. He was known as a master builder and craftsman. His motto was, "Where Quality Comes First," and he believed in giving his best work to every customer. Wayne served in many callings in the LDS Church, including two bishoprics, the North Carbon Stake High Council, and a tree-year building mission in England. He was currently serving as a temple worker at the Manti Temple and was in his 10th year as a financial clerk in the Helper Stake. He was a Primary teacher for six years and looked forward to returning to that position.Wayne is survived by his wife and sweetheart, Jean; sons, Linden and Grant, and daughter Lola Kaye Dunford, and their spouses. He was "Granddad" to seven grandchildren; and "Granddad-Great" to five great-grandsons; he is also survived by his sister, Fern, and four dear sisters-in-law.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m., at the Carbonville 1st Ward. Friends may call Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary and one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Burial, Huntington City Cemetery.
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